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Old 07-09-2012, 08:44 AM   #1
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Question akrapovic or remus???

The bike is an 07 r12GSA,

I happen to have both cans available. Already have the remus headers on...

Leaving for AK in 3 weeks. Thoughts??
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Old 07-09-2012, 08:57 AM   #2
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The bike is an 07 r12GSA,

I happen to have both cans available. Already have the remus headers on...

Leaving for AK in 3 weeks. Thoughts??
Both great exhaust systems. Akrapovic is a little loader than Remus other than that you can't go wrong with either.
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Old 07-09-2012, 10:23 AM   #3
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If I were traveling a long distance, I would revert to the OE muffler to preserve my sanity and increase back pressure slightly. Of course, you'll object to this, I suppose.
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:00 PM   #4
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If I were traveling a long distance, I would revert to the OE muffler to preserve my sanity and increase back pressure slightly. Of course, you'll object to this, I suppose.
Ha, on my 1150 GS Adventure I kept the stock can with a Remus Y-Pipe. Good flow without the noise.
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:01 PM   #5
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Normally I would say stick with stock, but I had a demo on an F800R with Akrapovic which forced me to order one.
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:06 PM   #6
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Normally I would say stick with stock, but I had a demo on an F800R with Akrapovic which forced me to order one.
So, did they use a gun, waterboarding or electric shock?
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Old 07-09-2012, 01:36 PM   #7
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Are the LeoVince cans even in the mix here?
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Old 07-09-2012, 01:41 PM   #8
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Remus.
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Old 07-09-2012, 02:03 PM   #9
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Old 07-09-2012, 02:20 PM   #10
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stock can isn't an option

The bike came with the akrapovic can when I bought it. I just purchased a full Remus system here. The only real difference I can see immediately is the weight. The akra can is far lighter than the Remus....

Leaning towards Remus. It really isn't that loud at all.

As for national parks,..a diesel pusher RV is a lot louder. Add in a tour bus with 50 tourists jabbering and my bike is but a whisper.
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Old 07-09-2012, 04:33 PM   #11
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So, did they use a gun, waterboarding or electric shock?
You caught me, I lied, I really just wanted it.
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Old 07-09-2012, 05:06 PM   #12
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You caught me, I lied, I really just wanted it.
OK...put down the gun, give this man a dry towel and disconnect those wires from the ignition coil....the truth will set you free!
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Old 07-09-2012, 08:42 PM   #13
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i have an 07. i have tried remus hexacone (blew it apart) and their race pipe (blew it up too!!) got a real good deal on an akro and have yet to hurt it..95mph in 112 degree weather for 150 miles or so never hurt it i would go with the akro!!
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Old 07-09-2012, 10:48 PM   #14
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Blew it apart???

I have a Remus Hexicone, and it seems very well built.

I would like to see pics of what blown apart looks like. I assume you contacted Remus on this???



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i have an 07. i have tried remus hexacone (blew it apart) and their race pipe (blew it up too!!) got a real good deal on an akro and have yet to hurt it..95mph in 112 degree weather for 150 miles or so never hurt it i would go with the akro!!
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Old 07-15-2012, 09:19 PM   #15
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I have a Remus Hexicone, and it seems very well built.

I would like to see pics of what blown apart looks like. I assume you contacted Remus on this???

yes i did contact them and they were very helpful on replacements. i have no issues with them as service goes but as for their pipes i just could not keep the packing in them. both the hexacone blew the packing out and a huge blueing mark right in the middle of the pipe occurred. as for there racing pipe which they sent me after the hexacones were on backordered for least a month, it started blueing from the connection and slowly made it the middle as the packing blowed away!!
i have had the wunderliche header on it since i bought the bike. i guess i just have bad luck with pipes. i wish i still had pics to show them. srry
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